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are expected to drop this week after several warm days in october. we'll see what the forecast has in stores for us today. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...hurricane matthew may not have made a direct hit on the eastern seaboard... but the suffering it brought is far from over. we'll have a look at the rising death toll in the u-s ((brian loftus)) >> and... today we have everyday hero where we see how a sudanese refugee is giving back to the community. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) hurricane matthew is no longer in the u.s. but the effects of the deadly storm are still being felt. thanks for waking up with us i'm brian loftus ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce in the united states at least 27 people died because of matthew. most of whom were in north carolina. now -- some riverside towns have a new warning -- beware of
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trying to reach families trapped by the flood. already hundreds are in shelters. and thousands had to be rescued by boat. all because of hurricane matthew. >> "it's the highest i've ever seen and it's just steadily rising." butt too >> "it's about 22 inches deep inside the store right now." butt too gov. pat mccrory/-r- north carolina: >> "if we say the water is coming and we say 'do not drive through that water,' we mean it. do not go through water. we've had over 10 people killed as a result of that." ((kirsten joyce)) >> matthew to bridge. and now a jagged edge is the only thing left behind. for most of the week -- north carolina's major rivers are expected to be above the flood stage./// sherry how's the weather today?
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through the end of the week. a series of systems will affect areas to our north this weekend and next week. this will bring periods of clouds and breezy conditions at times across the area along with a slight chances of precipitation
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let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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restoration hardware is getting ready to open its biggest right here in the valley. the grand opening ceremony is set for friday october 28-th... at tivoli village. this place is massive... its four stories... taking up 60- thousand square feet. it's obviously not your average restoration hardware... it also includes a contemporary art gallery... as well as a rooftop park and conservatory. again... the grand opening is october 28-th./// ((brian loftus)) and also on friday... part of the s-l-s will make its visual transformation into a
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marquee sign this friday morning. the w is taking over the sls's 289- room 'lux tower.' it will feature a brand new rooftop pool just for "w" guests... as well as 15- thousand square- feet of meeting space. the rooms range from 322- square- feet... to the massive 23- hundred "e-wow suite." the hotel will officially open on december first./// ((kirsten joyce)) las vegas is known as one of destinations in the country but its neighbor to the north isn't getting any love. according to wallethub, north las vegas ranks as the worst city for food lovers. the list was created based on factors like number of restaurants, sales tax, and wine prices. orlando landed at the top of the list followed by portland, oregon, and miami. las vegas came in at number 15./// ((kirsten joyce)) coming up on good day we have wensday's child ((brian loftus)) >> dave courvoisier gives us a sneak peak with a
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((kirsten joyce)) >> and see why donald trump's latest controversey is causing a divide in the republican party.//// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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longer just donald trump versus hillary clinton. ((kirsten joyce)) >> after a monday meeting where house speaker paul ryan told house republicans he is going to focus on preserving republican's hold on congress and will no longer defend the republican nominee -- donald trump is hitting back at the g.o.p. ((brian loftus)) >> dianne gallagher has the latest on today's republican infighting and what the impact might be on the election. donald trump is a free man. that's, at least, according trump, of tweets tuesday, including this one, "it is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me, and i can now fight for america, the way i want to." trump fired off roughly half-a-dozen tweets attacking the g.o.p. -- calling them disloyal. and the party leader, paul ryan, referring to him as "weak and ineffective", just one day after the house speaker said he'd no longer defend or campaign for trump. ryan telling others in congress
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are jumping ship, sen. john mccain/ -r- arizona: when mr. trump attacks women and demeans the women in our society, that's just where we have to part company. others are sticking with trump. rep. steve king/ -r- iowa: if we're going to move a conservative republican platform agenda, the best way to do that is with a president trump. but some are worried about the scorched earth, civil war strategy he seems to embracing. matt borges/ ohio repul with them. his fight is with hillary clinton. that's the message he's got to continue to embrace. meanwhile, as new polls show his numbers dropping, trump, both online and in person, appears to be trying to set a new narrative for his supporters. donald trump/ -r- presidential candidate: we have to make sure this election is not stolen from us and is not taken away from us. in washington, i'm dianne gallagher. ((brian loftus)) >> meanwhile republican congresswoman michele bachmann is denying claims of a full-blown civil war within the g-o-p over donald trump.
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>> she says that current house republicans were perplexed by monday's conference call with house speaker paul ryan. bachmann currently serves on the trump campaign's executive advisory board./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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he spent part of his life living in a third world country torn apart by civil war. and now, one las vegas local is sharing his experince to help inspire refugees and immigrants. ((demetria obilor)) >> imagine this: you're seven-years-old living in a country divided by a chaotic civil war. you're faced with two options. you leave.. or you die. las vegas local biar atem knows this story all too well as one of "lost boys" of south sudan. in 1987, biar, alongside tens of dislocated boys, ages 5-11, fled the south sudan in order to survive civil war. these children walked over 1000 miles in search of shelter at different refugee camps. biar made it, but many did not... biar "a lot of them died from starvation, some died of diseases like malaria and some were eaten by wild animals like crocodiles." and the refugee camps weren't anything like a home "the food that you used to get was just something to keep you alive. it wasn't real sufficient. you'd get grains. you know, maybe like a half lid
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of salt and maybe a half-pound of beans for your protein needs, so life was real difficult in the camp." 00:21:26;00 biar was a refugee for 13 years, before finding a home here in our valley. he has a family, a master's degree and has established the south sudan center of america, which provides job training and assistance to refugees and immigrants. "what most of of the refugees really need ... a role model for them because coming from a third world country, and not having anybody here, they kind of feel lost at the time." it's more than just groceries, biar equips these people with ways to combat intolerance and injusticehe provides a sense of home that is often lost upon those are forced to leave their own. "i'm not a hero. i'm just somebody that is really willing to make a difference in the community by sharing my story to inspire other people in the community,
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red cross everyday let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you decorating your house in fall colors! ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced friday during the 6am newscast./// ((brian loftus)) coming up at 5-am... four big college hoops teams will head to the court... right here in las vegas. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll give you a preview of what you can expect.. classic".. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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for law enforcement.....l et us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... joe segment. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. you can find out if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// ((kirsten joyce)) new yorkers are already enjoying a tradition that's iconic of winter in the big apple. "the rink at rockefeller center" is now open for the season olympic silver medalist figure skater sasha cohen hosted the event... because it's the rink's 80-th anniversary. that's also where they'll put
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30./// ((brian loftus)) the adption exchange is holding it's annual "heart gallery" for area foster children tomorrow night at madame tussaud's. dave courvoisier will be hosting, but he got a sneak peak the other day with a brother/sister pair who are hoping to be adopted. ((dave courvoisier)) >> in a room full of celebrities, 11-year old tiffany was fascinated with the hairdo's. (laughs) she loves hair! ((dave courvoisier)) >> meanwhile, her older brother steven liked getting up close and personal. playing the keyboards with bruno mars, lidell...(not sure who the other guy is in the white shirt). steven is 12, and has been diagnosed as a high-functioning autistic. he is he just has this really generous heart and he's very inquisitive and very curious and wants to know how things work and what are you talking about, and he wants to be a scientist when he grows up. ((dave courvoisier)) >> sister tiffany is also autistic, but very
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caring. a little, she is definitely improving, she has speech therapy, she will say yes to most everything, but she just has this sweet personality and she loves to help ((dave courvoisier)) >> in between boxing with muhammad ali and shooting baskets with n-b-a stars, i started getting a picture of these two... and the kind of parents they need: a willingness to be open to services. to help for them. the willingness to just continue to wo skills to not let them to not have any expectations of them i think would be a disservice to these two. i think they can pretty much do anything they want to put their minds to. ((brian loftus)) >> to inquire about adopting steven & tiffany, call the adoption exchange at 702-436-6335. and you can see the faces of many
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tussaud's in the venetian tomorrow night for the annual heart gallery event... sponsored by the adoption exchange. the event starts at 5pm.///
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we're one step closer, but the deal isn't done.. to bring an nfl stadium to las vegas. what's standing in between lawmakers to seal the deal. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- preps are underway at unlv for the last presidential debate. the thousands of people taking part in the historic event. ((brian loftus)) >> and, cooler temperatures are in store for the valley. katie boer is in for sherry... to explain the breezy conditions we could soon feel. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./ news now good day.)) brian loftus >> this morning...las vegas is a step closer to getting an nfl-ready stadium. thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. the stadium and convention center bill....known as senate bill 1 passed its first hurdle in the legislature yesterday. 8 news now reporter nia wong breaks down the second day of special session. she joins us live in studio with


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